The British Deputy High Commission in Karachi represents the UK government in Sindh,Pakistan.

Find out more on our UK and Pakistan news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Paksitan. You can access UK government services while in Pakistan.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Pakistan and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +92 (0)51 201 2000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Pakistan, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you’re due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel documentat the British Deputy High Commission in Karachi.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

For legal reasons, we’re unable to carry out notarial acts in Commonwealth countries. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these or other notarial acts, you should contact a local notary. A standard letter is available to confirm we do not offer these services in Pakistan.

We offer a limited range of documentary services. See the list of documentary services we provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Pakistan

We also provide services in Islamabad.

Our people

Contact us

British Deputy High Commission Karachi

Karachi 75600


Mon-Thurs: 0330-1100
Fri: 0330-0730

Access and opening times

British High Commission Islamabad

Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5, P O Box 1122, Islamabad

GMT: Mon-Thurs: 0300-1115; Fri: 0300-0800. Local Time: Mon-Thurs: 0800-1615; Fri: 0800-1300

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